SERVICE MINISTRY

At Unity in Lynnwood, we teach Sacred Service as a powerful, spiritual discipline.  Accordingly we offer many opportunities for you to explore and experience its benefits for yourself.  

Whether serving through our Sacred Service program or supporting local and global communities through our Humanitarian Outreach Ministries, you are encouraged and welcome to discover that divine intersection of talent, joy and service within you!  Please contact our Associate Minister, Rev. Nina Clark at RevNina@unityinlynnwood.org for more information.

 

2018 Service Teams:

ADULT EDUCATION TEAM*

Purpose of Ministry:  This team is responsible for providing effective and efficient support for various classes and events.  Team members assist instructors by setting up for classes, taking an offering, handling moneys in-accord with established practices and fulfilling registration and recordkeeping functions.

 

ANGEL TEAM

Purpose of Ministry:  Angel and Event Team members support UCIL special events by assuring the comfort of visiting speakers and musicians by providing maximal welcome and efficient, effective support during services and special events.

 

AUDIO/VISUAL TEAM

Purpose of Ministry:  This team provides maximal welcome by assuring high-quality audio and visual services.

 

CHOIR

Purpose of Ministry:  Team members are willing vehicles for the activity of divine inspiration through music.  A consciousness of humility, love and service permeates our activities.

 

DEPOSIT TEAM*

Purpose of Ministry: This team counts the various streams of church revenue and creates a deposit in accord with established practices and takes it to our bank. A good place for the detail oriented person, comfortable with numbers.

 

HANDY PEOPLE TEAM

Purpose of Ministry: This team is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the building of our spiritual community.  The goals are to provide a safe, maintained and attractive physical setting for our members, guests and the larger community who may utilize our resources.  

 

GIFT SHOP TEAM*

Purpose of Ministry:  The members of the Gift Shop Team offer a friendly environment for people to explore various books and gift items that support their emotional and spiritual growth. People skills and comfort with iPad make you an ideal candidate for this team!

 

GROUNDS TEAM

Purpose of Ministry:  This team is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the grounds of our spiritual community.  The goals are to provide a safe, maintained and attractive physical setting for our congregants, guests and the larger community who may utilize our resources.

 

HOSPITALITY TEAM – FOOD*

Purpose of Ministry: This team is responsible for providing health-oriented refreshments for congregants and guests of our spiritual community following services and for special events.  This team facilitates maximal opportunities for guests to enjoy meaningful exchanges and to develop deeper relationships.

 

HOSPITALITY TEAM – CLEANING      

Purpose of Ministry: Just like we keep our home clean for ourselves and company, this team is responsible for keeping our beautiful building clean and inviting for both members and guests. The joy of a clean community home!

 

ODDS AND ENDS TEAM

Purpose of Ministry: This team consists of members willing to offer occasional support ranging from moving tables for carpet cleaning and assisting with set up for special events, to picking up items off-site that need to be delivered to the church.

 

SHUTTLE TEAM

Purpose of Ministry: This team expands the number of people who can participate and benefit from our Sunday services by providing transport from the Fred Meyer parking lot to UIL’s front door. It’s more than driving in a circle!

 

WELCOME TEAM*

Purpose of Ministry:  This team is the first face of UIL on a Sunday morning. This team ensures that the sanctuary is ready to receive congregants in Sundays, and assures the comfort of each guest by providing maximal welcome and efficient, effective support during all services and events. Perfect for those with a warm smile, and a willingness to extend welcome to others. Members also prepare the offering for the deposit following established practices.

 

YOUTH AND FAMILY MINISTRY*

Purpose of Ministry:  If you want to make a difference in the upcoming generations, this could be the team for you!. YFM supports Unity-appropriate spiritual growth and learning for youth and families in a safe, fun, positive, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

*Teams with an asterisk require a background check.